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Tampa History Cruise
"With 4000 years of people living in Tampa on this cruise you will learn about how this this city grew from a Spanish outpost to the fastest growing city in Florida. This tour takes you step by step through the evolution of the city and as you cruise along the waters the history unfolds all around you. Your guides will divulge little known facts about this city and share them with you. Many locals have said ""I have lived here all my life and never knew that about Tampa!"" When you leave this tour you will know more than locals! Learn more than you image possible about Pirates and their history in Tampa. See the Pirate ship “Gabriella” up close and be sure to ask your guide ""what's a Pirate beard in Tampa?"" You will be surprised at the a"""One of the most picturesque harbors in Florida
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Bayshore Drive Motorbike Tour
"Select the best time to ride around Tampa and then make your way to the Port of Tampa located at 604 Channelside Drive. Meet your professional and friendly guide who will drive you around on the motorbike. Strap on your helmet find your seat on the motorbike and head out into the streets of Tampa. On your way to Davis Island cruise along the longest continuous sidewalk in America while taking in the panoramic views of Tampa Bay. Then pass by beautiful mansions and real estate on Davis Island. Stop at the Davis Island Marina for a chance to take pictures
From $80.00
 
Helicopter Tour of Tampa Bay and Davis Island
"Get a bird's-eye view of Tampa Bay and its surroundings on this exciting helicopter tour. Start off by flying west over Davis Island where you’ll see beautiful homes along the water. Next fly near downtown Tampa past Bayshore Boulevard and over the Port of Tampa taking in the wonderful views. Before returning to the Peter O. Knight airport head to Hillsborough Bay where your pilot will lower the helicopter to bring you closer to the water where you’ll see bottlenose dolphins frolicking about!"
From $70.00

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Disney and Associated Orlando Activities

Depending where you are in Tampa - Disney and its various resorts are 1 to 2 hours away and offers a wide variety of different entertainment options including:1) Walt Disney World 2) EPCOT Center at...
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Boat Cruises

There are a variety of boat cruises in the Tampa area including:1) Captain Memo's Pirate Cruise2) Little Toot Dolphin Watching Cruises 3) Gambling cruises4) Dinner cruisesThe location, cost and exact...
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Pier 60

A nice day trip or stopHas some great shopping (mostly touristy but still fun) and restaurants.Especially fun around sun-set (2 hours before till 2 hours after), where like in Key West, their is a...
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Florida Everglades National Park

An amazing day trip - although I don't recommend doing it in the summer (heat and bugs).The Everglades is world renouned 1,506,539 acres (third largest park in the National Park System) "river of...
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Louis Del Favero Orchids

Not a "tourist" activity per say but if you love Orchids this is the place to visit and purchase some plants. A hidden gem.6601 Grant RoadNW Hillsborough just east if the Veterans. Vetrans exit 9 to...
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Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride

If you haven't been up in a hot Air Balloon it is a must. Prices when I looked last were as follows:The Adventure - (Includes champagne toast and full sit-down breakfast): $185.00 per person (plus...
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Take Flight in a Stunt Plane

This is a non profit organization that offers flights in restored aircraft including a T-6 Texan and an Open cockpit stearman biplaneThey provide flying lessons, quiet flights or breath-taking...
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Express Boat to Key West

This express boat actually leaves from Ft Myers Beach but is one of the best ways to get to Key West (most of the roads through the keys are one lane and traffic often backs up)The shuttle takes just...
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The cove apartments pool on Westshore

This pool which is located in an apartment complex directly behind the Green Iguana on Westshore is one of the best places to watch a sunset on the Tampa side of the bay. The best time I have seen a...
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Lettuce Lake Park

This is a little-known, secluded park in North Tampa. There is a boardwalk and a lake. Nice place to stroll or skate. You can also host parties/barbeques. Look at the website for photos from this...
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Hillsborough River State Park

My encounters with the Hillsborough River State Park have always been really good experiences. For one, the scenery is really beautiful - cypress forests and (mostly) native vegetation.You can camp...
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a rocky redneck party

And also as mentioned previously, the rest of the 13 mile long strip of Courtney Campbell Causeway is covered in rocky beaches. Not ideal for swimming because you'll cut your feet. It's a great place...
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redneck beaches

The 13 mile Courtney Campbell Causeway may be the last place you thought of to go to the beach, especially since the narrow beaches stretch alongside the highway. Not the most idyllic, peaceful of...
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sunburn your redneck face

Like I have just mentioned, locals love to make fun of the Courtney Campbell Causeway beach, aka the redneck beach. I can't complain, Ben T. Davis beach is really quite accessible, and it's not like...
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Top Hotels in Tampa

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700 South Florida Ave, Tampa, Florida, 33602, United States
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8210 Hidden River Parkway, Tampa, Florida, 33637, United States
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4200 Jim Walter Blvd., Tampa, Florida, 33607, United States
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700 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, Florida, 33609, United States
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2506 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, Florida, 33607, United States
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4811 West Main Street, (Formerly "AmeriSuites"), Tampa, Florida, 33607, United States
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Top Things to Do in Tampa

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Busch Gardens

I enjoyed this place. Get the unlimited food band as it's worth it, which is cheaper online. Get there when it opens and go to the right if you do not have children so you can get to the big rides...
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Ybor City

This is Tampa's traditional Cuban neighboorhood and today is lined with bars and restaurants. There is a small museum, some art galleries and a lot of souvenir shops but the main attraction here is...
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Lowry Park Zoo

Very nice zoo with naturalistic settings, this zoo has a pretty extensive collection of animals in location just north of downtown Tampa. Definitely worth a visit as a cheaper alternative to Disney's...
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Aquarium

Florida Aquarium The Florida Aquarium features various underwater creatures, like rays, sea turtles, sea dragons, coral, and various fish species. It also has a giant octopus, although that exhibit...
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Bayshore

Bayshore is one of the most beautiful and popular areas of Tampa. This wide Boulevard with a grass median is popular through all hours of the day for joggers, bicyclists, walkers, fishermen, and...
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Downtown

This is such a cute walking area- complete with a monthly art/fresh market! Love exploring the stores, including Francesca's boutique, the nearby Pottery barn and more local stores like handmade...
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